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    Semester at Sea

    Semester at Sea

    Details

    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Destinations: China, Ghana, India, Japan, Morocco, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam, Multiple Locations
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Credit Awarded: College
    • Program Length: Semester
    • Start Month: January, August
    • Category: Academic
    • Selective: Yes
    • Gender: Coed
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Boat
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships
    • Minimum Cost: > $20,000
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    Overview

    Semester at Sea introduces undergraduate students to global and comparative studies by focusing on structural and social changes taking place in the world today.

    What is a Semester at Sea?

    Semester at Sea is a multiple country study abroad program open to students of all majors emphasizing comparative academic examination, hands-on field experiences, and meaningful engagement in the global community. A wide variety of coursework from 20-25 disciplines is integrated with relevant field studies in up to a dozen countries, allowing for a comparative study abroad experience that is truly global. The University of Virginia is the programs academic sponsor. Students from 250-300 colleges in the United States and the world participate on Semester at Sea each term. Credit earned is transferable to a students home institution.